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ahead of the oakland raiders. pasqlus -- >> david petraeus. what his departure means on capitol hill. >> you are watching wbal-tv 11. >> live, local, and late- breaking, this is 11 news at 6:00. [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] captioned by the national captioning institute >> the sudden resignation of cia director david petraeus over an extramarital affair has sent shock waves through washington. the ripple effect is being felt on capitol hill, where they are getting ready to hold hearings on the deadly attack on the american consulate in libya. david petraeus conducted his own investigation. top lawmakers say they want to know what petraeus knows. >> if the general does testify, it will be as a civilian. as president obama saluted veterans at arlington national cemetery -- >> thank you. to honor you. >> washington was consumed with the fall of one of the nation's most celebrated military heroes -- cia director and former general david petraeus step down over an extramarital affair. >> it was like a lightning bolt. >> personal e-mails at be
of central intelligence, until friday, that was david petraeus, learned about this investigation into these emails that were described as harassing emails that were sent from paula broadwell to another woman. he learned about them on election day, on tuesday. on wednesday, he notified the white house. on thursday morning, the national security adviser, tom donovan, made the president aware, general petraeus was here, the former general, retired general, was here on thursday where he offered his resignation. the president slept on it overnight. called him back on friday and accepted the resignation. as far as the individual who rereceived the allegedly harassing emails from paula broadwell, our nbc's pete williams, our justice correspondent is reporting this afternoon, she was a civilian employee of the defense department contractor, not someone in the government or military. now about the benghazi angle of all this. of course david petraeus, as head of the c.i.a. was due to testify late next week, thursday, before the house and senate intelligence committees about what happened o
scandal that cost the head of the can cia his job. david kerley has new information about david petraeus' extramarital affair came to light. >> reporter: we're learning stung details about this scandal. it was an affair between petraeus and his biographer paula broadwell. broad we'll had access to petraeus. >> i they trusted me. i got to know his family and e his mentors. >> reporter: confirmed as cia director more than a year ago. several sources tell abc news that it was an e-mail that unravelled the affair. couple of months ago, a woman in the tampa area, with a association with david petraeus, received a strange and harassing e-mail which launched the investigation. the e-mail was traced back to the computer of paula broadwell. but what agents found instead of a account were salacious e-mails between petraeus and broadwell. >> there had been rumors between him and broadwell for some time. but, frankly, i didn't believe them and neither did just about anybody else i knew. he just didn't seem the type. >> reporter: martha raddatz reports that some of his afghanistan staff worried about
to unfold in the resignation of general david petraeus. new details tonight about a second woman that led to the fbi investigation. >>> veterans day commemorations across the country. how thousands in our area honored members of the armed forces today. >>> and good evening, everyone. i'm jim rosenfield. there were events all over the d.c. area today to honor our war heroes. the president began the day laying a wreath at the tomb of the unknown solder in arlington. he thanked all military members for their service and said their contributions would not be forgotten. derek ward has a look at some of the other ways the area paid tribute to our veterans today. >> reporter: wheelchairs lined up with military precision awaiting this morning muster, a solemn wreath laying ceremony at the wreath laying ceremony on a day we pause to give them thanks. >> i really appreciate them doing this for us. >> on behalf of the boy scouts of america, i present this flag. >> reporter: older veterans would like be proud of this scouts biking to all the veterans memorial sites offer their gifts of gratitude. of
. >> there is new reaction to the resignation of the cia. the timing of david petraeus's departure. it is a day after the four-star general ended his career . he quit because he had an extra marital affair and now we know more about the fbi investigation that led to the discovery of the woman he was with. we reported that she is biographer paula broadwell. during that process her name came up. and all of this information coming to light on just days before the hearing on benghazi, libya terrorist attack. former cia director david petraeus was set to testify. now he has not on the list. it has law makers questioning. peter king said testimony from petraeus is essential to understanding what went wrong in benghazi. he was on fox news earlier today. >> i was not told and the chairman of the intelligence committee was supposed to be told. my understanding they were not told about it and the fib fub said it didn't involve terrorism or intelligence. >> and molly what was the fbi looking at. >> harris, the fbi discovered the bigrapy paula broadwell had acess to the personal e-mail account and they mon
david petraeus, the relationship with his biographer, the investigation, and what all of this means when it comes to the probe into that attack in benghazi. the general's form er spokesman speaks out to nbc news in his only tv interview. >>> deadly explosion -- at least two people killed. dozens of homes damaged after a massive blast overnight in indianapolis. what went wrong? >>> and "twilight." the final film opening in just days. the love story about vampires and werewolves, why has it turned so many fans into crazed beasts? we'll take a bite out of that story today, sunday, november 11, 2012. >>> and welcome to "today" on this sunday morning, veterans day. i'm erica hill. >>> and i'm lester holt. today is an important day to honor those who served in our armed forces. you're looking it at the tomb of the unknown at arlington national cemetery. the president will lay a wreath there later on this morning. >>> one of america's most decorated veterans, david petraeus, is behind closed doors today, two days after his stunning resignation of cia director. it began as an investigation into
with new information about how general david petraeus' extramarital affair came to light. good morning, david. >> reporter: good morning, bianna, you're right. some rather stunning details about a frightening e-mail that brought down the director of the cia and general david petraeus. it was an affair between petraeus and his biographer paula broadwell according to sources familiar with the investigation. broadwell had extraordinary access to petraeus when he was running the war in afghanistan. >> they trusted me, so i was able to get a lot of great access and i got to know his family and his mentors. >> reporter: confirmed as cia director more than a year ago -- >> i'll even give him my personal e-mail address. >> reporter: -- several sources tell abc news it was an e-mail that unraveled the affair. a couple of months ago, a woman apparently in the tampa area, with an association with petraeus and the military received a strange and harassing e-mail. she notified the fbi which launched the investigation. also worried that his official account had been compromised. the e-mail was trace
>>> reaction continues tonight following cia director david petraeus' resignation. new details about the e-mails that started it all. >>> good evening, everyone. nbc news is learning that a complaint against petraeus' biographer is what started the investigation. law enforcement officials say petraeus himself did nothing criminal and will not be investigated. darcy spencer's been gathering latest information for us tonight. darcy? >> reporter: jim, this is a complicated story. we're going to make it as simple as we can. sources tell nbc news the fbi recently began investigating complaints from a woman who said she'd been receiving harassing emails. that investigation led to the discovery of emails between petraeus and his biographer that indicated they were having an affair. retired general david petraeus resigns in disgrace from his post as head of the cia after acknowledging what he called unacceptable behavior. he admitted to cheating on his wife of more than 37 years, holley pa trahal holly petraeus. it involved an affair between petraeus and another woman who was not relat
by the scandal involving c.i.a. chief david petraeus. we'll get the latest on petraeus and the chances of compromise on the financial argument from republican senator lindsey graham. we'll get insight on the pretty thinking from his top strategist, david axelrod. then we'll go to our all-star panel of analysts. peggy noonan of the ""wall street journal"." david gergen of harvard university. dee dee myers of "vanity fair." and our own john dickerson. election 2012 is in the bookes, but the story is just beginning. and this is "face the nation." captioning sponsored by cbs from cbs news in washington, "face the nation" with bob schieffer. >> schieffer: good morning, again. on this veteran's day. and we begin with senator graham who is in clemson, south carolina. senator, thank you for coming. you are on the armed services committee, of course, so i want to start out with this out-of-the blue thunderbolt that hit washington friday concerning david petraeus the c.i.a. director. he resigned, saying he had exercised bad judgment and had an affair. cbs news and several other agencies have now
the resignation of general david petraeus as head of the c.i.a. citing an extramarital affair for reason for quitting, petraeus handed in his resignation to president obama on thursday. petraeus' affair reportedly with his biographer came to light after possible hacking of the general's personal email account. that investigation reportedly started after broadwell sent threatening emails to another woman. former c.i.a. director general michael hayden says the resignation is sad but the c.i.a. is in good hands. >> it's a tragedy it's a tragedy for the nation, it's a tragedy for the agency, and clearly a tragedy for the petraeus' family. now, they'll move on and wish them all the best but this is very sad. the agency is healthy. >> and hayden was in charge of the c.i.a. from 2006 to 2009. >> reverend jesse jackson did not comment today on reports that his son congressman jesse jackson jr. may be negotiating a plea agreement with federal authorities. the senior jackson spoke at the rainbow push coalition today. that plea
general david petraeus left his post as the director of the cia after publicly admitting to an extra marital affair. dan chenmen has more. >> general david petraeus stellar military and government career came to an abrupt end friday. his resignation letter, including a public acknowledgement of extra marital relations. that affair following an investigation into e-mails from petraeus to another woman, who went to the fbi with complaint of harassment. officials say the fbi traced the e-mail to questions to broadwell and only stumbled upon correspondence between the two. >> so far we're sen tifsh. my guess is decision was made near or at the top level of the fbi to sit down with general petraeus and have a discussion with him and let him know that this information had been discovered. >> law enforcement and multiple u.s. officials tell nbc news that e-mails between petraeus and broadwell were indicative of an extra marital relationship. nbc news tried but was unable to reach paula broadwell for comment. according to multiple sources the intelligence community learned of the investigati
and the david petraeus. at noon, nbc's "meet the press." new york democratic senator chuck schumer, oklahoma republican tom coburn, and texas democratic rep elect, walking the castro. -- joaquin castro. saxby chambliss. at 2, chris wallace will be talking with senate intelligence chaired dianne feinstein and kent conrad and. and toms van hollenbec price. at 3, candy crowley will speak with jerry brown and former utah governor and former republican presidential candidate jon huntsman. carlos guitierrez. at 4, bob schieffer hosts cbs's "face the nation," with david axelrod, south carolina republican senator lindsay graham. at noon starting on 90.1 in the d.c. area, sirius xm 119. you can also hear us on our free app for your iphone, android, and blackberry. brought to you as a public service by the networks and by c-span radio. >> i need some help over here. >> he just rolled himself out. >> he was issued this today. he has taken 10. "that's ridiculous. >> at some point, he could stop breathing from too much of narcotics and we will be doing cpr. >> where is sergeant robert yates today? >> we
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